On the heels of Black Hat USA 2019 and DEF CON, Threatpost editors break down the biggest news of this past week ended Aug. 16, from Patch Tuesday craziness to publicly-exposed databases. That includes:
- Microsoft’s August Patch Tuesday release featuring four BlueKeep-like critical remote code-execution vulnerabilities in Remote Desktop Services (RDS) and a critical RCE flaw in Microsoft Word.
- The personal and biometrics data of more than a million people left publicly exposed on a database owned by Suprema, a biometric security company.
- Hacking conference organizer DEF CON Communications said it plans to roll out a global anonymous bug submission platform based on the SecureDrop communications tool.
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